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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 19th May
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Highways, street works and statutory undertakersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 19th May
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Off-street parking ordersSTOP PRESS: the Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Act 2017 came into force on 27 June 2017 and has introduced a change to...
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19th May
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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How to obtain a writ of control—High Court judgmentsThis Practice Note concerns provisions of the CPR and related legislation (The Tribunals, Courts...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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What is the purposive approach to statutory interpretation?Purposive (teleological) constructionThe purposive approach has its roots in legal systems...
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19th May
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What effect does the service of a notice of seeking possession (NOSP) have on the legal status of a secure tenant? When does a secure tenancy end, on...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Field Court Chambers 19th May
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Call-off procedures under framework agreementsBrexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Andrew Millross of Anthony Collins Solicitors 19th May
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Demoted tenanciesCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals...
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19th May
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Assignment and succession of tenancyCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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Sexual entertainment licensingWhat is a sex establishmentThe Local Government (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 1982 (as amended) (LG(MP)A 1982) creates...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Grunert of John Gaunt Solicitors 19th May
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The standstill periodWhat is the standstill period?When a contracting authority reaches its decision on the award of a public contract subject to the...
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Produced in partnership with Lee Digings of Lee Digings Associates 19th May
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Teacher serious misconduct in EnglandCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA...
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19th May
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Child protection conferencesPlease note the information in this Practice Note relates to the current law in England. The law in Wales in this area is...
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Produced in partnership with Claire Cousin 19th May
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Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May

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Right to buyScope of the right to buyEnglandThe Right to Buy (RTB) scheme operates in England under provisions in the Housing Act 1985. WalesThe RTB...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 22nd Sep
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Right to acquireWhat is the Right to Acquire?The Right to Acquire (RTA) gives eligible housing association tenants a statutory right to buy the...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 22nd Sep
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Can a local authority dispose of a property to a non-registered housing provider without the consent of the Secretary of State?In England, Wales and...
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22nd Sep
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Entitlements under shared ownership leasesThrough shared ownership (SO) the purchaser buys a share of the property and pays rent on the remainder....
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 27th Aug
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Could the postponement of a council's right to buy (RTB) charge (which secures the RTB discount) be dealt with by letter/certificate confirming that...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Aug
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Can a local authority dispose of a dwelling house used as staff accommodation rather than social housing without Secretary of State consent or will it...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 15th Aug
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What are the standard contract provisions for the sale of a residential property under the ‘right to buy’ scheme?Exercising the right to buy (RTB)If a...
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15th Aug
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Affordable home ownershipThe most commonly referred to definition of ‘affordable home ownership’ is set out in Annex 2 (b–d) of the National Planning...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 15th Aug
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What is the difference between a local authority and a local housing authority?What is a local authority?A local authority (LA) is the general term we...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 15th Aug
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Is it possible for the right to buy to arise where a County Council grants an assured shorthold tenancy for a private residential self-contained...
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15th Aug
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Does an assured shorthold tenant have the right to buy a property built by a local authority as part of a joint venture company?Local housing...
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15th Aug
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Can a registered provider seek a second valuation for a right to buy property if they do not agree with the first valuation? Is there any case law...
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15th Aug

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